Social Studies 


Alberta Geological Survey
Alberta Online Encyclopedia 
Archaeology for the Public: Resources for Educators 
Atlas of Canada 
Be the Change 
Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys
Canada: A Country by Consent
Canada's History
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 
Canadian Geographic Learning Centre
Census at School Canada 
Center for Middle Eastern Studies: Lesson Plans
Centre for Social Justice
CIA World Fact Book 
A Class Divided 
Culture Crossing 
Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles 
Digital Public Library of America 
Doctors without Borders 
Educational Resources in Social Studies
Europa: Teachers' Corner 
Fur Trade Stories
The Great Divide: Global Income Inequality and Its Cost 
Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History 
Homeless Hub: Homelessness Curriculum 
International Human Development Indicators 
Knotted Line 
Library and Archives Canada
Learn about Nuclear Weapons 
National Geographic Channel 
OSTFF Socially-Based Curriculum Units
Our World in Data
The Poverty Line 
Social Progress Imperative 
Speak Truth to Power
Teaching Economics as if People Mattered 
UN: Teacher Resources 
When Disaster Strikes 
World Food Clock
World Happiness Report 

Current Events

News in Levels
Newspaper Map 
PBS NewsHour Extra 
Reporters without Borders 
Teaching Kids News 
Undertold Stories Project

First Nations, Inuit, and Metis

Canada's First Peoples 
The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations
Four Directions Teachings

Guide to Treaty Six
Guide to Treaty Seven
Guide to Treaty Eight
Guide to Treaty Ten
Louis Riel Day
On the Path of the Elders
Saskatchewan: Office of the Treaty Commissioner
We Are All Treaty People 
Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

For more resources about FNMI, please see our First Nations, Metis and Inuit page 

History General

40 Maps that Explain the Roman Empire 
American Memory Project 
Ancient History Encyclopedia 
Ancient Mesopotamia 
BBC: Primary History 
BBC: History of the World 
Big History Project 
British Library: Timelines
British Pathé 
CBC Archives
Center for History and New Media 
Cuban Missle Crisis 
Early Alberta Newspapers: Digitized 
Facing History and Ourselves: Teacher Resources 
Gutenberg Bible 
Halifax Explosion 
History Alberta 
Historica-Dominion Institute 
Internet Medieval Sourcebook 
Monastic Matrix 
National Historic Sites  
Our Roots: Canadian Local Histories Online 
Peel's Prairie Provinces 
Primary Resources
Provincial Archives of Alberta 
Reading Like a Historian
Teaching History 
Teaching History with 100 Objects 
Timeline: The History of Human-Powered Flight 
The Victorians: Learn to Work Like a Historian 
Women in World History Curriculum 
World History Teachers Blog


Anne Frank House
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum
Avalon Project
Friend of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Education
Government of Canada: Canada & the Holocaust
Holocaust Chronicle
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
Mauthausen Memorial
Nicholas Winton: Saving the Children
Jewish Virtual Library: Raoul Wallenberg
Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Memorial Centre

Human Rights

Alberta Human Rights Commission
Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre 
Amnesty International 
Canadian Civil Liberties Association 
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Charter of Rights and Freedoms 
Edwards v. A.G. of Canada
The Famous 5 
Human Rights Campaign 
Human Rights Watch 
Magna Carta 
Southern Poverty Law Center 
United Nations: Universal Declaration of Human Rights 


For information about Canadian Legislation and International Law, please see our legislation page


Asian Art Museum: Education 
Australian Museum 
British Museum 
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian War Museum 
Glenbow Museum: Online Exhibitions
Imperial War Museum 
Montreal Holocaust Museum 
Museum of Tolerance 
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Virtual Museum of Canada

Open Access Journals

Please note, that peer-reviewed journals are marked with a graduation cap. 
Advances in Historical Studies 
Asian Culture and History  
Bulletin of the History of Archaeology 
Canadian Immigrant Magazine 
Culture and Local Governance  
Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review 
Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society  
Forced Migration Review 
Genocide Studies and Prevention    
Harvard Human Rights Journal 
Inroads Journal 
International Journal of Social Science Studies 
Journal of Conflict Transformation & Security 
Journal of International Human Rights
New Historian 
Open Journal of Political Science 
PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators  
Public History Review 
Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 
World History Connected: The e-Journal of Teaching and Learning 

Professional Development

Alberta Social Studies Council
Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace
International Society for Social Studies
Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

Refugees & Immigrants

Canadian Council for Refugees 
European Council on Refugees and Exiles
The Global Flow of People 
An Interactive Guide to Life in Zaatari Refugee Camp 
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
New Moves: An Orientation Video for Newcomer Students 
Portraits of Refugees with Their Most Valued Possessions
Refugee Project 
Refugees International 
Syrian Refugees: Understanding Stories with Comics 
UN Refugee Agency 
UN Refugee Agency: Canada

Sites for Students

Awesome Stories 
BBC History for Kids
Cool Canada
Global Closet Calculator 
Google Arts & Culture
Heroes of Yore and Lore: Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction 
How Many Slaves Work for You? 
Odyssey Online 
Understanding Prejudice
Virtual Library: History 
Youth for Human Rights

Voting & Elections

Elections Alberta
Elections Alberta: Statistics
Elections Canada
Fair Vote Canada
The Famous 5 Women
History of Federal Ridings Since 1867
A History of the Vote in Canada
Mapping the Legal Consciousness of First Nations Voters
Nellie McClung Foundation: The Famous Five
Student Vote
Voting from Abroad
Voting Rights in Canada


British Library: World War One
Europeana 1914 - 1918 
Illustrated First World War
Interactive WWI Timeline 
Library and Archives Canada: Military Heritage
Manitoba Education: Holocaust Education
PBS: War of 1812
Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Veteran Affairs Canada: History
Veteran Affairs Canada: Learning Videos
War of 1812 
Women Come to the Front 
World War I Propaganda: Digitized Documents 
World Water: Water Conflict 
Worse than War: Understanding Genocides 

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